Speakers: Todd Echterling
Level: Fundamental, Hands-on (BYOD for attendees)
Excerpt: In this session we will take a look at the command line interface for some of todays modern operating systems. Primarily looking at the unix based command lines of Linux and macOS. We will look at some basic commands that can make the life of a systems administrator a lot easier both on the machine and in your deployment systems.
Description: In this session we will take a look at the command line interface for some of todays modern operating systems. We will primarily look at the unix based command lines like on Linux and macOS. We will look at some basic commands that can make the life of a systems administrator a lot easier. We will look at Bash scripting and touch on Python and Pearl commands. Scripting for your MDM platform will also be discussed. This session is geared toward the novice to intermediate systems administrators. A laptop is highly recommended for this session.
About the speaker
Todd Echterling (Twitter: @TechToddMU) – Campus IT Security Specialist / Systems Administrator – Millersville University
I am currently the Campus IT Security Specialist / Systems Administrator at Millersville University. I have been on the IT staff at MU for 21 years. In my role as Security Specialist I manage our layers from vulnerability scanning to endpoint protection. I also hold other roles on campus as a co-advisor to the Computer Science Programming team as well as the advisor for the Cyber Defense Organization. Over the Summer months I also teach middle and high school technology camps on our campus. In my IT career, within the last few years I have started assisting with our Mac Admin on campus with supporting macOS as well as iOS. On a personal note I have a loving wife and two young men ages 10 and 12, and we love to vacation to Ocean City Maryland and West Coast of Michigan.